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Teresa Burleson

is an award-winning cowgirl poet whose poems are inspired by her personal experiences, her heritage and the Western way of life. She has an appreciation for the agricultural industries and the people who make their lives in it. Her zest for life is evident in her poetry as well as her ability to make people laugh and touch their hearts.

Teresa and her husband Bobby live in rural Parker County, Texas where they tend to their quarter horses, Boer goats, and a few cow/calf pairs. Teresa has a job in town as Director of the Stockyards Museum, in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards while Bobby makes his living building custom bits and spurs.

In 2017 she was honored to be named Female Poet of the Year with the Western Music Association and her CD, The Calf Book, won Poetry CD of the Year. In 2010 she was honored as the Cowgirl Poet of the Year by the Academy of Western Artists.